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“Little did we know that poor boy would lead to the end of us all.”

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Who Watches The Watchmen, I Do! 0

From PureNerdNip writing for The Capeless CrusaderBreathtaking. Groundbreaking. Cinematic. The most important graphic novel ever written. All of these have been used to describe Alan Moore's seminal 1986-87 book, Watchmen, which perfectly captured the social anxieties of the day thru a critique on the core concept of superheros. So why on earth would DC Comics risk incurring the wrath of fans and the industry as a whole by releasing a series of prequel books chronicling the backstory of what wer...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

Minutes to Midnight, 0

Minutemen #1 brings us the debut of DC's Before Watchmen project, and of the titles announced I was most excited for this, which seems to be the general consensus of most people willing to give this event a chance. And this issue really gives them a good reason to put their faith in this project.Cooke decided to spend this issue setting up the cast in a rather simple way. Rather than counting on us having read the original graphic novel, he uses the frame of the original Nite Owl's book, Under t...

3 out of 3 found this review helpful.

A great comic even in the shadow of Watchmen 0

This is a review of Before Watchmen Minutemen issues 1-6. I think the Minutemen were the best ones for a prequel since they werent as fleshed out as the other characters. That is probably why this was so good is because it is able to escape Watchmen's shadow very easily. Darwyn Cooke's art brings a sort of Golden Age feel to the comic with his art and some of the emotional depth of Watchmen. The art in this comic is truly fantastic. The story deals with Hollis Mason writting Under the Hood and t...

2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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